High-level contacts between Algeria and Britain to discuss developments in the situation in Gaza
British Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa and the United Nations, Lord Tariq Ahmed, briefed Algerian Foreign Minister Ahmed Attaf on the efforts made by his country to reduce the pace of escalation and allow the opening of humanitarian corridors.
It was stated, in a statement by the Algerian Foreign Ministry, that Attaf received a phone call today, Thursday, from Lord Tariq Ahmed about the latest developments in the situation in the besieged Gaza Strip.
For his part, the Algerian Foreign Minister reiterated “the necessity of urgent action to stop the aggression and provide relief to the Palestinian people,” stressing “the inevitability of reviving the political track to address the essence of the entire conflict and enable the Palestinian people to establish their independent state with Holy Jerusalem as its capital.”
The Algerian Foreign Ministry indicated that this call constituted an opportunity to review the upcoming bilateral issues, most notably the second session of the strategic dialogue between the two countries, scheduled to be held in mid-November, as well as to exchange views on developments in the Sahel-Saharan region, especially the crises in Mali and Niger.